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U.S. to cut off imports of Russian energy as Ukraine war is fought with guns, money and minds

The Biden administration has announced it will halt all imports of Russian oil and natural gas to the U.S., in the latest salvo of an economic war waged against Russia.

The war goes beyond the battlefield: Russia’s economy relies on the sale of national energy.

Host Scott Tong speaks with Barbara Shook, a 40-year veteran energy reporter.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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